IRVINE, Calif. - MRI Interventions, Inc. (OTCQB:MRIC), today announced that its ClearPoint Neuro Navigation System was utilized in the 100th deep brain stimulation (DBS) procedure performed on a dystonia patient at Cook Children's Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas.
"I am extremely pleased with the accuracy and placement of DBS leads utilizing the ClearPoint Neuro Navigation System, which provides my young patients the benefit of sub-millimeter precision in a frameless procedure," said Dr. John Honeycutt, Medical Director, Neurosurgery.
The ClearPoint Neuro Navigation System enables minimally-invasive neurosurgery under continuous MRI guidance, offering surgeons real-time direction and a direct view of the inside of a patient's brain during a procedure. MRI provides more detailed visualization of the brain's tissue compared to other imaging technologies.
About MRI Interventions, Inc.
Building on the imaging power of MRI, MRI Interventions is creating innovative platforms for performing the next generation of minimally invasive surgical procedures in the brain and heart. The ClearPoint system, which has received 510(k) clearance and is CE marked, utilizes a hospital's existing diagnostic or intraoperative MRI suite to enable a range of minimally invasive procedures in the brain. For more information, please visit www.mriinterventions.com.
MRI Interventions, Inc.
Wendelin Maners, Vice President Marketing